Transition Insight

Exiting Business Owners Need a Realistic Financial Plan

5 Lessons from Game of Thrones for Exiting Business Owners

BTA Market Pulse: Q2 Small Business Sale Transactions Down Slightly, but Still at Historically High Levels

70 is the New 50: Aging CEOs Provide Both Opportunities and Challenges for Businesses

How to Plan for Life After Your Business

BTA Market Pulse: 2019 M&A Outlook Survey: It’s Still a Seller’s Market – For Now

2019 Might be the Best Time to Sell Your Business

What’s YOUR Business Worth?

Entrepreneurship: Shark Tank Makes It Look Easy, But Is It?

New Revenue Recognition Standards Impact Multiple Industries and Departments

Exit Planning Step Three: Building a Better Box

Disasters, Major and Minor: Prepare for the Worst

Count Your Beans Before Selling Your Business

BTA Business Transition Market Pulse: Retiring Baby Boomers and Rising Revenues Fuel Record Small Business Sales

New Tax Law and High Business Owner Confidence Could Lead to Increase in Small Business Sales

Booming Market Conditions Reach Record Highs With No Foreseeable Downturn

Defining Your Personal and Financial Goals Before You Transition

Key Guidelines for Dissolving a Business Partnership

Small Business Sale Prices Reach Record Highs to Start 2018; Businesses on the Market Increases by 7%

Are You Prepared to Sell Your Business Before the Next Economic Downturn?

Prepare for an Exodus of Business Owners

The New Tax Reform Law: How It Will Impact Selling Your Business

Which Exit Strategy is Right for You?

Small Business Transactions Reached Record Highs in 2017, Up 27% from 2016

Big Shoes to Fill – What to Do When Succession Requires More than One Successor

Warren Buffet, Mortality, and the Importance of Succession Planning

New Years Resolution: Plan Your Business Exit

Digital Due Diligence: Will Your Business Survive?

2018 May Be an Ideal Time to Sell Your Business

Retirement Shouldn’t be Detrimental to Your Health

Business Owners are Leaving Money on the Table by Not Increasing Business Value. Are You?

Tom Brady’s TB12 Regimen: 4 Business Transition Takeaways

Are You Prepared for the Worst?

Back to School, Back to Business (Transition Planning)

As a Business Owner, What Will Your Retirement Look Like?

Beyond the Great Unknown: Overcoming Fears about Transition Planning and Retirement

Baby-Boomer Business Owners: Start Planning Now!

Understanding the Critical Components of a Succession Plan

Choosing and Grooming the Most Qualified Successor for Your Business

Successfully Transitioning Your Business to an Internal Buyer

Should I Consider an ESOP for My Business? Part 2

To Insure or Not to Insure? Part II: Real Life Case Studies

Should I Consider an ESOP for My Business? Part 1

To Insure or Not to Insure – Part I: What You May Not Know

6 Things You Should Do Now to Prepare for the Sale of your Business

Recapitalization: The Top Reason for Sale of Small Businesses in the Lower Middle Market

Thinking of Selling Your Business? Consider an Internal Sale

Putting Together Your Business Transition Dream Team

The Benefits of Partnering with a Business Transition Advisor

What First Impression Does Your Website Give?

The Risk of Cyber Attack Can Decrease the Value of Your Business

Identifying and Preparing a Successor to Take Over Your Business

Gaining Closure After Selling a Business

6 Steps for Planning a Successful Exit from Your Business

3 Common Financial Mistakes That Can Decrease the Value of a Business in the Eyes of a Buyer

Selling Your Business to a Private Equity Firm

Financial Considerations When Selling Your Business to a Third Party

14 Things You Need to Know About Selling Your Business Externally

Tips for Avoiding Common Retirement Challenges while Planning for Your Business Transition

So You're Exiting Your Business... How to Avoid Negative Feelings

The Multiplier Effect: Small Adjustments Make a Big Difference in the Sale of a Business

Keeping the Peace During a Family Business Transfer

14 Key Elements of a Successful Sale to an Insider

Transferring the Business to the Next Generation: Business Transition Case Study

Selling Your Business Internally: Ensure Your Legacy Continues

The Process of Selling Your Business to an External Buyer

Maximizing Value When Selling Your Business

Understanding Your Buyer to Position Your Business in the Best Light

Business Transition Lessons from Santa

5 Things You Can Do Now if You’re Considering Selling Your Business in 2016

Could YOU Cash Out of Your Business Today?

The Best Gift a Business Owner Can Give: Contingency Planning

Why Business Owners Need Estate Planning

How Can Owners Start Preparing For Their Lives Beyond their Business?

7 Secrets for Exit Planning Success

Exploring the Benefits of Internal Business Transfers

Understanding How Privately Held Businesses Are Valued

Taking an Extended Vacation May Help Increase the Value of Your Business

Long-Term Family Business: Strategies for Economic Success

The Disconnect Between Owners’ and Buyers’ Perception of Business Value

Are You Prepared to Sell Your Business Before the Next Economic Downturn?

Finding the Right People to Help You Sell Your Business

The Importance of Finding the Right Buyer for Your Business

Why Should I Do Business Transition Planning Now?

How to Navigate the Marketplace When Selling Your Business

When Is the Right Time to Sell Your Business? It Might be Now!

What You Need to Consider if You Want to Sell Your Business Externally

Life After Your Business Transition: New Adventures for Baby Boomers

The Keys to Effective Succession in Family Businesses

What Business Owners Can Learn from the Retirement of 3 TV Personalities

Exit Planning Preparation: A Cautionary Tale

Control—Deception, Trap, or Necessity?

Exploring Your Exit Planning Options

Succession—What It Is and What It Isn’t

Establishing Professional Processes and Procedures: Boosting Business Value

Decreasing Your Transition Wealth Gap: Increase Business Value and Save Outside the Business

How Can Small Business Replicate the Big Business Seller's Advantage in Today's Market?

Top 6 Factors That Determine the Value of Your Business

Recurring Revenue – A Key Strategy to Boost Business Value

If Your Business Is Your Largest Asset, It’s Time to Diversify

The Role of Asset Protection in Transition Planning

Develop a Contingency Plan to Ensure That Your Business Can Continue Without You

Beware of the Tax Bite on Business Transfers

Is Your Business Your Personal Piggy Bank?

What’s Your "Wealth Gap"?

Navigating Partner Ownership Transitions

How to Prepare Yourself for a Business Transfer

Preparing for a Family Business Transition

Could Your Business Use Some Curb Appeal?

The Ideal Business Transition

Dying is Not a Sound Business Transition Strategy

What if I Want to Stay and Run My Business?

Planning to Transfer Your Business Internally? Here’s What You Need to Know

Top 3 Reasons to Start Your Exit Planning Years In Advance

Planning On an Internal Business Transition? 5 Reasons Why You Still Need an Advisor

Exit Planning Advisors: What Do They Do? Why Are They Important?

Top 5 Consequences of Not Preparing Your Business Exit Plan

Factors to Consider Before Planning a Business Transition

How Long Will It Take to Transition Your Business to Others?

When Should You Start Thinking About Business Transition Planning? The Answer is Now

Top 3 Reasons Why Business Owners Don't Have Exit Plans

The Employee Stock Ownership Plan: An Option for Franchisees Looking to Cash Out of Their Businesses

Don’t Keep Family Business Successors in the Dark

Why Spouses Should be Involved in Business Ownership Transition Planning

Why Business Transition Planning Is More Important Than You Think

4 Key Elements Buyers Are Looking for in a Business They Might Purchase

Three Key Elements for Selling Your Business Internally

6 Tips for Increasing Business Value

Top 10 Mistakes Business Owners Make When Selling Their Business

Why Planning is Everything for Business Transitions

Shark Bytes: Lessons from the Tank on Business Value

Everything You Need to Know About External vs. Internal Exit Planning

3 Steps for Determining How Much You Need from the Sale of Your Business

Understanding and Avoiding Seller’s Remorse After You’ve Sold Your Business

Selling Your Business to an Outsider: 6 Steps to Success

What Is the Right Time to Sell My Business?

The 2 Main Types of External Buyers for Your Business

Why Due Diligence Is So Important to Selling Your Business

Selling to Your Business Partner

3 Common Challenges Business Owners Face during the Internal Sale of a Business

4 Types of Internal Buyers for Your Business

Should You Keep Your Family Business in the Family?

How to Exit Your Business Partnership on Good Terms

How an Exit Planner Can Help You Transition Your Family Business

What Not to Do When Choosing an Employee to Take Over Your Business

The Advantages of Selling Your Business Internally

Top 10 Deal Killers When Selling to an Outsider

5 Most Common Options for Selling Your Business

Five Ways to Maximize Company Value

Should I Sell My Business or Transfer Ownership Internally?

How to Find the Right Person to Buy My Business

6 Critical Steps to Planning Your Business Exit

Pros and Cons of Selling Your Business to an Insider

A Successful Sale of a Business is About More Than Money

It's Starting! Baby Boomer Retirement Is Number One Driver for Business Sales

A Sudden Death of a Business Partner Highlights the Importance of the Buy-Sell Agreement

Whether You’re Thinking about Selling Your Business Now or in the Future, Exit Planning Can Help You Reach Your Goal

Are YOUR Family's Eggs in One Basket? Another Lesson from Downton Abbey!

Three Lessons for Small Business Owners from the Failure of a Big Business Sales Transaction

What’s the Sellability Value of Your Business?

Exit Planning Can Energize Worn-Out Business Owners

It’s Up to Small Business Owners to Ensure Their Retirement

Exit Planning: What Exit Value Are You Receiving?

A Business Exit in 2013 Will Face New Taxes: Forewarned Is Forearmed

Grooming a Successor for Your Family Business: More Lessons from Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey and Choosing the Right Successor for Your Business

How Exiting Your Business Is Like Running a Marathon

Jane Johnson, CPA, CMA, Certified Business Exit Consultant Awarded Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) Designation

Succession Planning Without Secession

Downton Abbey and Lessons About Succession Planning

Jane Johnson, CPA, CMA, Certified Business Exit Consultant Expands Family Business Advisor Capabilities

Selling Your Business to Your Partners: The Buy-Sell Agreement

Selling Your Business to Your Employees

Every Exit Planning Transaction Dies Three Times

The Pros and Cons of Internal Transfers

Deciding Not to Sell: Liquidating Your Business

Transferring Ownership of Your Business to Family Members

Ways to Exit Your Business and How to Determine Which One Works for You

The Recession and Small Businesses

Starting the Discussion About Exit Planning

Why Every Business Owner Needs to Start Thinking About Exit Planning

Selling Your Business to an Outside Third Party